|Train operators||Cross Country|
|Lowest train price||from £23.10|
|Average train price||£38.00|
There are a lot of rail operators across the United Kingdom & Europe but the trains from Birmingham in England to Reading in England are provided by Cross Country.
Travelling by train is a fast and easy option to go to Reading from Birmingham. The average travel duration between Birmingham to Reading is 1h36m to travel the 81 miles.
We found trains from £23.10 to travel in the next 180 days. Fares will change depending on the day and hour of travel and how far in advance you purchase your ticket.
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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.
The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 train departures.
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Looking at our data, 3 trains from Birmingham to Reading are being operated today and 0 tomorrow. The first Birmingham Reading train departs at 08:04 while the last train departs at 10:04. The first and last departure hours might change from one day to another and there might be less trains during weekends and bank holidays. Train companies can as well adapt the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the demand.
The chart above illustrates the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the ticket is purchased. Purchasing your train from Birmingham to Reading in advance will enable you to pay less for your train.
The cheapest tickets we found were from £23 when purchasing your train 3 days in advance which is 35% cheaper than the best price we found when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling.
We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Birmingham and Reading by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Reading to Birmingham and find the best deal for your outbound journey.
||£29.50||10/12/2021||10:04||Cross Country||2 days ago|
||£48.50||10/12/2021||09:04||Cross Country||2 days ago|
||£48.50||10/12/2021||08:04||Cross Country||2 days ago|
||£52.80||10/12/2021||10:10||2 days ago|
Best prices for the next 180 days.
National Railcards can offer great value for money if you're travelling by train. Depending on your age as well as your situation, you can get one of the 5 different railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can enable you to save money for your Birmingham Reading train ticket.
You will need to purchase at least £88 of train tickets throughout the duration of the railcard's validity for the railcard to pay for itsfel. It corresponds to the price of the card, thirty pounds, divided by the saving, thirty four percent. On every train that you buy after that, you will save money.
For instance, train tickets from Birmingham to Reading cost on average £37.34 (1). If you're dividing £88 by £37.34 (£88/£37.34 = 2.36), it turns out that after only 3 one way trips from Reading to Birmingham, the card will have paid for itself.
(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey
|Train Journey||Average price without railcard(1)||With a railcard 34% off(2)||Saving based on a one-way trip||Number of return trips to pay off the cost|
|Birmingham to Reading train||£37.34||£24.90||£12.45||2.36|
(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way
(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare
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